Poverty/conservation events

Many organisations are exploring the links between conservation and poverty. This page highlights details of recent and forthcoming meetings and events.
If you would like to publicise an event, or post details of workshop proceedings and so on, please contact us.

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7-11th of September 2015, Durban, South Africa

Forests are essential to life on our planet, to mitigating and adapting to climate change, ensuring adequate supply of fresh water, enhancing biodiversity and providing sustainable incomes and...

24-26th of March 2015, Cambridge, UK

The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of conservation conferences aimed at students. The...

23-27th of March, 2015, Washington, DC

The World Bank is has announced the 16th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty being held from March 23 – 27, 2015 at the World Bank Headquarters in...

10th March 2015, London, UK

Economic growth has undoubtedly improved human livelihoods yet has equally convincingly had negative effects on the environment. Scientists are considering introducing a new geologic epoch, the Anthropocene, to...

20-22nd of February, 2015, Cambridge, UK

Are you an expert, policy-maker, professional or scholar working on law and policy aspects of biodiversity, protected species and sustainable development? Would you contribute a paper to a world-class...

10th February 2014, London, UK

ZSL Talk - Global land-use change: causes and consequences for biodiversity

Anthropogenic environmental changes, such as global land use and land cover change, driven by rapid human population growth and...

6-7th of January, University of Oxford, UK

“The more biodiversity the better” has long been a central tenet of environmental policy. Recently this has been challenged. By drawing together an interdisciplinary group of leading biodiversity...

6 - 7th of December 2014, Lima, Peru.

The Global Landscapes Forum 2014,  'Landscapes for a New Climate and Development Agenda', will be held in Lima to coincide with the UN climate negotiations. The event will bring together thousands of...

26th - 27th November 2014, New Delhi, India

Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) hosted their Annual Science Meeting in New Delhi, India on the 26th - 27th of November - the first time the event has been held outside of the UK. The...

24th - 27th November 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The World Biodiversity Congress, 'integrating bio-conservation with natural heritage', took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka over the 24th - 27th of November 2014. The conference aimed to provide a...

12th - 19th November 2014, Sydney, Australia

IUCN and partners hosted the World Parks Congress in Sydney from the 12th - 19th November, 2014. The theme of the conference 'Parks, People, Planet – Inspiring Solutions', had eight streams...

6th & 7th November 2014, London, UK

The Natural Capital Initiative hosted their second natural capital summit, ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’, at the British Library on the 6th & 7th of November, 2014...

25th - 28th September 2014 (Bangalore, India)   15th - 17th October 2014 (New York, US)

The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of...

6th - 17th October 2014, PyeongChang, Republic of Korea

The 12th Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP 12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea from from the 6th to the 17th October 2014...

6th October 2014, Washington DC, US

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Safeguarding Land, Housing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights - A civil society-hosted roundtable discussion with the World Bank on the draft Environmental and Social Framework

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5th - 11th October 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

The 24th International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IURFO) World Congress took place from the 5th - 11th October, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The Congress met under the theme...

22nd -23rd September 2014, Kings College Cambridge, UK

The BIOECON Partners announced the Sixteenth Annual International BIOECON conference, in 2014 with the theme of "Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability". The conference was...

20-21st September 2014, Cambridge, UK

UNEP Workshop: Incorporating Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services into National Development Policy, Cambridge, UK, 20-21st September 2014

An economic perspective on ecosystem management is essential...

4-5 September 2014, Bujumbura, Burundi.

GRASP held their Regional Meeting on the 4 - 5th of September 2014 with the intention of promoting cooperation and collaboration among the five national governments (Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania...

July 1st - 3rd 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

From the 1st to the 3rd of July, the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature held their regional conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting convened leading minds from African governments, research...

25th - 27th June 2014, University of Kent, UK

The Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) and the British Ecological Society (BES) hosted their annual conference, this year with the theme '...

21st - 22nd of May 2014, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Great apes are iconic species that are highly valued by the international community and are a high priority for various international conservation efforts. At the same time, great ape ranges coincide with some of the poorest countries of the world....

5th - 6th May 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

The Forest Asia Summit was hosted in Jakarta, Indonesia by the Ministry of Forestry from the 5th - 6th May under the heading 'Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia'. Organised by CIFOR...

9th - 10th May 2014, London, UK

From the 9th - 10th of May, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted a workshop that aimed to explore the latest thinking on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest...

21st March 2014, Edinburgh, UK

On March 21st, IIED hosted a conference at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh that aimed to explore the latest thinking on how to make schemes that compensate protectors of natural resource fairer and more...

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